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Peabody MA History Collection
Apr 10, 2019 Down of Danvers and South Parish
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Tax Records for the South Parish of Danvers for 1793. South Parish would later become South Danvers and in 1868 Peabody. Includes name of land owner, number of polls, value of real estate, evaluation rated at 6 percent, value of personal estate, value of that at 6 percent and lastly value of business and its evaluation at 6 percent.
Topics: Danvers (Mass.), Danvers (Mass.)--History, Danvers (Mass.)--History--Government, South Danvers...
Peabody Institute Library Collection
Apr 10, 2019 Loring, Short and Harmon
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Description of events in Portland, Maine upon the arrival of the Monarch.  Included are speeches given, the names of the ships escorting the Monarch, the procession from the wharf to Portland City Hall and of the procession to the funeral cortege and funeral car to take the body to Peabody, Massachusetts.
Topics: Peabody, George, 1795-1869 - Funeral, Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.), Portland (Me.), Portland...
Peabody MA History Collection
Apr 3, 2019 Charles D. Howard, Proprietor & Fitch Poole, Editor
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Issues of the  South Danvers Wizard  for the year 1862. Pages and issues might be missing. Humorist and editor was Fitch Poole, "in whose columns appeared many of his best productions and most characteristic bits of humor, in which passing events were depicted with a spirit and wit which made the paper widely known" from History of Essex County, Massachusetts: With Biographical ..., Volume 2, Part 1.
Topics: South Danvers Wizard, The Wizard 1859-1860, South Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper,...
Peabody Institute Library Collection
Apr 2, 2019 The American Appraisal Company
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A 136 page appraisal of the Peabody Institute Library, Peabody, MA. The appraisal is dated October 22, 1913. The work was compiled by The Home & Club Department of New York, N.Y. of the American Appraisal Company with a home office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Topics: Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.), Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.)--Appraisal
Peabody MA History Collection
Apr 2, 2019 Unknown
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A collage about the dedication of the Peabody Post Office that was dedicated on 27, January 1940. Included in the collage is a picture of the post office along with pictures of James L. Sullivan, postmaster; and Thomas S. Waters, assistant postmaster.There is also a list of clerks and letter carriers. In the center is a picture of Congressman William Patrick Connery Jr. (August 24, 1888 – June 15, 1937) "whose untireing efforts secured Peabody a first class post office."
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--Post Office, Peabody (Mass.)--History
Peabody MA History Collection
Apr 2, 2019 J. Alex Lodge - editor
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The North Shore Breeze chronicled the "society" in the area in the North of Boston. This issue was published on 1923 March 2 and is volume 21, number 9. The issue has an article about places of historic interest in Peabody.
Topics: Manchester (Mass.), North Shore Breeze / Manchester (Mass.), J. Alex Lodge (Editor)
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 28, 2019 City of Peabody
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Proof from Peabody Enterprise, Friday , February 19, 1937, which includes the zoning laws for Peabody. At the time all of the zoning laws could fit onto one newspaper page.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--Politics and Government--Zoning, Peabody (Mass.)--Politics and...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 28, 2019 Adams / Howard & Greeley
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A 48 page report on the future growth of Peabody that was prepared for the Peabody Planning Board by Adams, Howard and Greely  of Cambridge Massachusetts. The report was submitted in December of 1954. Includes revision of zoning map, correction of street map to show all streets, survey and maps of existing conditions in regard to land use, public facilities, economic factors, population and trends and the planning problems needing to be tackled for the future. The report details the prospects...
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--History--Politics and government, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 26, 2019 Peabody Donation Fund
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"Reports of the Trustees of the Peabody Donation Fund" of London, England. This is volume 2. Years covered are 1872-1882. Peabody Donation Fund London Reports
Topics: Peabody Donation Fund, Peabody Donation Fund--London (England), Peabody Trust--London (England)
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 26, 2019 Mail-A-Map
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A map of Peabody from 1992. The map was produced by Mail-A-Map Street Maps, which is a division of Harbor Publications, Inc.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--Maps
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 26, 2019 Peabody Historical Society
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The Peabody Historical Society published a three (3) page pamphlet that provides places of historical interest in Peabody. The locations are broken up into three historical periods: Colonial Period; Revolutionary Period; and Nineteenth Century.
Topics: Peabody Historical Society, Peabody Historical Society--Publications
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 26, 2019 Ruth Henderson Hill (1902-1990)
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A three page pamphlet that was written by Ruth Henderson Hill (1902-1990) on Ship Rock in Peabody. The pamphlet was written for the Peabody Chamber of Commerce and is dated June 29, 1951.
Topics: Ruth Henderson Hill (1902-1990), Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--Organizations--Chamber of...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 26, 2019 Peabody Chamber of Commerce
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A 28 page booklet that was produced for the Peabody Chamber of Commerce by Windsor Publications, Inc. from 1971. The booklet provides information and details about why one should move, live and work in Peabody. There is also geographical and demographically information about Peabody as well.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--Organizations--Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Commerce / Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 22, 2019 Assessor of the Town of Peabody
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Peabody Census & Assessor's Accounts - 1890 - Central Street. The book is alphabetical by last name. The street where the house was located was noted as well as any special remarks needed for the assessor. Not all fields were filled in. Though it gave a place for listing the number of children in each household, this wasn't used as the primary focus for these volumes was assessing the property.  If the real estate was to be exempted from taxes for any particular reason, this was noted. ...
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--Census, Peabody (Mass.)--History--Assessor Records, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 21, 2019 Assessor of the Town of Peabody
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Peabody Census & Assessor's Accounts - 1890 - Central Street. The book is alphabetical by last name. The street where the house was located was noted as well as any special remarks needed for the assessor. Not all fields were filled in. Though it gave a place for listing the number of children in each household, this wasn't used as the primary focus for these volumes was assessing the property.  If the real estate was to be exempted from taxes for any particular reason, this was noted. ...
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--Census, Peabody (Mass.)--History--Assessor Records, Peabody...
Peabody Institute Library Collection
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Library Trustees, mid-1980s. Mike Bonfanti in back row, second in from the right, and next to him as Albert Cohen.
Topics: Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.), Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.)--Trustees, Peabody Institute...
Peabody Institute Library Collection
Mar 21, 2019
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Peabody Institute Library Director Martha Holden with schoolchildren from circa 2003.
Topics: Martha Holden, Peabody Institute (Peabody, Mass.)
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 21, 2019
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One 8" x 12" Photo of the Wilson House, Andover Street, Peabody
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)-History, Peabody (Mass.)-History--Pictorial works, Wilson House -- Peabody (Mass.)
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 21, 2019 F.C. Goodbridge
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Photograph of man in wagon labeled D. B. Lord. Beneath appear to be an another name, too shadowed to make out, followed by Furniture and Piano Mover, Peabody. In wagon is a tub, some sinks, and toilets. The photo was taken by F.C. Goodbridge.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History--Pictorial works.
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 21, 2019 F.C. Goodridge
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Lexington Monument, Washington Street, ca. 1890's. Wires for street trolley place it between 1890 and 1900.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--Buildings / Structures / Monuments etc.--Pictorial works.,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 21, 2019 Unknown
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A photograph of the Moulton-Corey House that was built in 1692 in West Peabody and destroyed in 1966. The house was part of 100 acres of land in 1636. Part of the old Moulton grant is not part of the Oak Grove Cemetery. 
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--Houses, Peabody (Mass.)--Pictorial works., Peabody (Mass.)--West Peabody
Peabody Institute Library Collection
Mar 21, 2019 Tom Nolan
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One watercolor painting of Library Entrance By Tom Nolan, former custodian of library. Created for use as the logo for the Library.
Topics: Peabody Institute Library, Tom Nolan
Peabody Institute Library Collection
Mar 20, 2019 Peabody Institute Library Trustees
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These Peabody Institute Library Trustees minutes come from the Edward O'Connor Papers, which is part of the Library's institutional records. These papers include carbon copy minutes of meetings with votes passed and approval of budgets. Financial comparison between amount budgeted for Peabody Library and budgets of other libraries. The years covered here are from about 1950 to about 1968.
Topics: Edward J. O'Connor, Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.), Peabody Institute...
Peabody Institute Library Collection
Mar 20, 2019 Ruth Henderson Hill (1902-1990)
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Book briefly outlines the life of George Peabody. Included in the pamphlet is the history of the Peabody Institute Library and of the Sutton Room. There are photos included in the pamphlet.
Topics: George Peabody (1795-1869), George Peabody (1795-1869)--History, Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.),...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 20, 2019 D. Shattuck (Local Editor), B. Waitt (General Agent)
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Issues of the Danvers Monitor newspaper from January to May of 1865.
Topics: Danvers Monitor, Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 15, 2019 South Danvers School Committee
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School Department Accounts for teacher salaries. Divided by schools, these are a yearly record of teacher pay. Includes payment to Sewing Teachers, Music Teachers, amount spent on books and supplies, as well as miscellaneous accounts for monies spent on plumbing, repair to schools, furniture, masonry and paving work, school census work, etc. 
Topics: School Committee--Peabody (Mass.), School Committee--Teacher Salary--Peabody (Mass.)
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 14, 2019 Citizens of Salem, MA
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A petition from November 22, 1796 that is from citizens of Salem, stating their concern over the dangers of fire and the need for a reliable water supply. They asked to be incorporated "for the purpose of bringing Water in subterraneous [sic] Aqueducts from Spring Pond in Salem and Brown's Pond in Danvers or either of them into the town of Salem."   The petition was signed by: Benjamin Goodhue, Elias Hasket Derby, George Dodge, Abel Lawrence, Benjamin Pickman, William Lang, William...
Topics: Salem and Danvers Aqueduct Company, Salem (Mass)--History, Danvers (Mass.)--History, Dudley Porter,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 14, 2019 Danvers / South Danvers School Committee
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Contains the records of the School District, for the years 1836-1854, specifically School District Number Twelve (12). Included in the book are any votes from the Town Meeting that would affect the school, list of voters within district, documents recording the swearing in of clerks and any business relating to the running of the school house within their district. Teachers hired and those who resigned also included.   Alterations to original school building were made in 1836 because there...
Topics: School District Twelve--South Danvers (Mass.), South Danvers (Mass.), South Danvers...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 13, 2019 Peabody School Committee
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Contains the census for the children attending the Bowditch, South and West Schools for 1899. Includes name of child, date of birth, name of parent, address and remarks, usually regarding the school the child would attend at end of year. 
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--Schools, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
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Complete Record of the Names of all the Soldiers and Officers in the Military Service and of All The Seamen and Officers in the Naval Service of the United States from: During the Rebellion Begun in 1861 together with Authentic Facts Relating to the Military or Naval Career of Each Soldier, Seaman, and Officer. Made out, with Additions from time to time, In Conformity with the Statutes of the Commonwealth , Approved March 7, 1863, and April 29, 1836 Volume 1 The years covered in this volume...
Topics: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877, Civil War--U. S.--1861-1865, Massachusetts--History--Civil...
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Mar 13, 2019 Peabody Institute Library
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A finding list for the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts that covers the years 1855. There is a list of the Trustees at the time including the officers. There is also a listing of the Lyceum and Library Committee and the officers for that committee. The Librarian at the time was Eugene B. Hinkley. Then there is a preface followed by an historical sketch of the Library. A list of all of the Trustees and Lyceum and Library Committee members who have served. The rules and...
Topics: Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.), Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.)--History, Peabody Institute...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 13, 2019 Unknown
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A map of Smith Farm (Marblehead), Swampscott and Needham's Corner and part of Peabody, MA. It is not clear when the map was made.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--Map
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 13, 2019 Unknown
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A map of the norther part of Peabody. It is not clear when the map was created.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--Map
Peabody Institute Library Collection
Mar 13, 2019 J. Warren Upton
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A finding list for the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts that covers the years 1878-1888. At the beginning there is an index. There are eight (8) classes or subjects. They are: Class 1: Law, Education, Social Science; Political Economy; Government and Constitutional History of Great Britain and the United States; Woman; Her Rights; Ect.; Temperance; Slavery Class 2: Philosophy; Religion; Ecclesiastical History; Jewish History Class 3: Language and Literature Class 4:...
Topics: Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.), Peabody Institute (Peabody Mass.)--History, Peabody Institute...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 12, 2019 Unknown
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A map showing the location of Frog Island in Peabody, Massachusetts. The year of this map is not known.
Topic: Frog Island--Peabody (Mass.)
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 7, 2019 Town Clerk of Peabody
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Voter Registry for 1887 Information includes: When Registered (Date) Name (Last name, first) Signature of Applicant Residence May 1 Age Place of Birth Occupation Place of Occupation Minutes of Naturalization Residence at date of Registration Remarks
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--City Hall, Peabody (Mass.)--City Clerk, Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody...
Peabody Institute Library Collection
Mar 6, 2019 Nancy C. Barthelemy
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A brief history of the Eben Dale Sutton Room (Sutton Room) at the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts. The document was most likely written by Nancy C. Barthelemy, the archivist for the Library at the time. It is not exactly known when the paper was written, but it would have most likely been sometime around 2005. 
Topics: Peabody Institute--Peabody (Mass.), Peabody Institute--Peabody (Mass.)--Sutton Room, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 6, 2019 South Congregational Church
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A four (4) page pamphlet that provides the dates and topics for prayer meetings at the South Congregational Church in Peabody, Massachusetts from July to December of 1889.  The pastor at the time was George A. Hill. On the back lists the service times for Sunday service and when the Ladies Prayer meeting is on Tuesdays.
Topics: South Congregational Church, South Congregational Church-- Prayer Meetings, South Church, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 1, 2019 Peabody High School
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A penmanship certificate that was awarded to Evelyn May (Marshall) Lourenco that was awarded on the 17, June 1929. Evelyn would have been a sophomore. There is an image on the certificate that is named "Lesson in Boatbuilding [sic]."
Topics: Peabody High School--Peabody (Mass.), Peabody High School--Penmanship Certificate
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 1, 2019 Underwood Typewriter Company
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A certificate of proficiency that was awared to Evelyn May (Marshall) Lourenco for typewriting 31 words a minutes according to the International Contest Rules for fifteen minutes on an Underwood Typerwriter. The certificate was awared at Peabody High School on the 10th of June 1929. Evelyn would have been a sophomore in High School at the time.
Topic: Evelyn May (Marshall) Lourenco (1913-2001)
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 1, 2019 Peabody High School
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A Peabody High School diploma for Evelyn May (Marshall) Lourenco (1913-2001) that was granted on the 15th of June 1931.  The diploma is singed by the Mayor, J. Leo Sullivan; Thomas W. Sheehan, Superintendent of Schools; and Willard W. Woodman, principal of the school along with the members of the school committee.
Topics: Peabody High School, Peabody (Mass.), Peabody High School--Diploma, Evelyn May (Marshall) Lourenco...
Peabody MA History Collection
Mar 1, 2019 Town Clerk of Peabody
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Voter Registry for 1888 Information includes: When Registered (Date) Name (Last name, first) Signature of Applicant Residence May 1 Age Place of Birth Occupation Place of Occupation Minutes of Naturalization Residence at date of Registration Remarks Inventory No. 17824
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--City Hall, Peabody (Mass.)--City Clerk, Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 27, 2019 Town Clerk of Peabody
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Register of voters in Peabody for 1889. This is not the poll tax, but to show whether someone is eligible to vote. Information includes: When Registered (Date) Name (Last name, first) Signature of Applicant Residence May 1 Age Place of Birth Occupation Place of Occupation Minutes of Naturalization Residence at date of Registration Remarks
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--City Hall, Peabody (Mass.)--City Clerk, Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 27, 2019 City of Peabody
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Registry of Voters for 1890. Information includes: When Registered (Date) Name (Last name, first) Signature of Applicant Residence May 1 Age Place of Birth Occupation Place of Occupation Minutes of Naturalization Residence at date of Registration Remarks
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--City Hall, Peabody (Mass.)--City Clerk, Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 20, 2019 Assessors of Peabody
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List of voters for the years 1891 to 1892. The list is broken down by precinct and street. Information includes names, age and occupation. This was done by the Assessors of Peabody and was printed at the Peabody Press Office.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--History--Politics and government,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 20, 2019 Peabody Daily Press
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Issues of the Peabody Daily News from March to April of 1912.  NOTE: pages may be missing or out of order.
Topics: Peabody Daily Press, Peabody (Mass.)--Newspaper
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 19, 2019 Assessors of Peabody
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List of Polls from 1891-1892. The list for 1891 is a partial list as there are some pages missing.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.), Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--History--Politics and government,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 15, 2019 Compiled by Charles Bancroft Gillespie
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A first edition of the  Illustrated History Of Salem & Environs : issued as the souvenir edition of the Salem Evening News and describing and illustrating Salem, Massachusetts and immediate vicinity from first settlement to present day that was published in 1897. Only 5,000 copies were printed. The book provides a history of Salem, Massachusetts and some nearby areas that were once part of Salem. The book includes various history of churches, organizations, business, schools and people...
Topics: Salem Evening News, Salem (Mass.)--History, William Henry Moody (1853-1917), William Penn Hussey...
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 7, 2019 The Peabody Press
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Issues of Peabody Press and the Peabody Daily Press  from October 1911 to April 1912. NOTE: pages maybe missing, and, or, out of order.
Topics: The Peabody Press, Peabody (Mass.)--Newspaper
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 6, 2019 J.B. Thomas Hospital, City of Peabody Auditor
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Trust Fund Accounts as of July 31, 1955 -- trust funds included: -- Permanent Funds -- General Fund Houghton Fund Chadwick Fund Special Fund Beckett Fund Osborne Fund -- Expendable Funds -- Investment Income (Pending Proration) General Maintenance Fund Special Maintenance Fund Osborne Maintenance Fund Salem Country Club Fund Total Assets & Liabilities $102,930.22 Page two (2) shows an analysis of hospital receipts and expenditures from January 1, 1955 to August 1, 1955 along with a break...
Topic: J.B. Thomas Hospital--Peabody (Mass.).
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 6, 2019 J.B. Thomas Hospital Trustees
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Annual Report of J.B. Thomas Hospital for the three years dnding December 31, 1949. Includes a listing of the Trustees; letter from the superintendent;  statistical report on receipts and expenditures along with paid member among other details.
Topic: Josiah B. Thomas Hospital--Peabody (Mass.)
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 6, 2019 J.B. Thomas Hospital Aid Association
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"The Peculiarities of Drusilla: A Four Act Comedy" given under the auspices of the J.B. Thomas Hospital Aid Association at Town Hall on November 16, 1910 at 8 PM. Attached to the program are two tickets from the show.
Topics: J.B. Thomas Hospital--Peabody (Mass.)., J.B. Thomas Hospital Aid Association
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 6, 2019 Various Authors
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A set of letters sent to the J.B. Thomas Trustees between the years 1939-1957. 1939 correspondence regarding John E. Sullivan's suspension as Hospital Superintendent; the abolishing of the position of surgical director; letters to the City of Peabody from Trustees; 1944 correspondence regarding legal matters between hospital and city; 1946 correspondence between John E. Sullivan and Delano M. Kennard, a reporter for the Salem Evening News.
Topics: J.B. Thomas Hospital--Peabody (Mass.)., John E. Sullivan, Delano M. Kennard, Salem Evening News
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 6, 2019 J.B. Thomas Hospital Trustees
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Annual Report of the Josiah B. Thomas Hospital for the Year Ending December 31, 1930. Report includes a listing of the Trustees and staff; report of the Trustees; Treasurer's Report; Superintendents Report that includes hospital totals including nativity of patients and residence of patients; Report of the Operating Room - 1930; School of Nursing and the Hospital Aid Association.
Topics: J.B. Thomas Hospital--Peabody (Mass.)., J.B. Thomas Hospital--Trustees--Peabody (Mass.)., J.B....
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 6, 2019 Visiting Nurses Association of Peabody
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Visiting Nurse Association, Records The association held monthly meetings during this ten year period. The Visiting Nurse Association was incorporated on November 23, 1923. The first members were: Elizabeth Osborn, Sarah Moore, Mary P. Torrey, Fannie G. Taylor, Arabella Mudge, Lucy A. Davis and Adeline A. Little. The incorporation was witnessed by Justice of the Peace, Lyman P. Osborn. "The Corporation is constituted for the purpose of supplying the residents of Peabody with the services...
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody Visiting Nurse Association.
Peabody MA History Collection
Feb 5, 2019 St. Michael Archangel Polish-American Society Inc.
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A handwritten financial ledge of St. Michael Society Book for the years 1935-1961. The society is a nonprofit corporation and is located at 15 Endicott Street in Peabody MA. They organized on 1924 December 17th and existed consistently until 1986 November 17 when the person who was in charge of keeping the charter going passed away. The board was not aware that the charter had to be renewed yearly. Because of this the charter for the organization lapsed and the St. Michael Society had to file...
Topic: Saint Michael Society--Peabody (Mass.)
Peabody MA History Collection
Jan 30, 2019 Pigskin Club
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A football program from Bishop Fenwick High School. The program is from 1980 November 27th when they played St. Mary's High School, which is private, Roman Catholic high school in Lynn, Massachusetts. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston. The program was produced by the Pigskin Club and costs seventy-five cents. The majority of the program is made up of ads, there is a schedule for the fall sports (volleyball, cross country, field hocky and football).There is also a section...
Topics: Bishop Fenwick--Peabody (Mass.), Bishop Fenwick—Football--Peabody (Mass.), Bishop...
Peabody MA History Collection
Jan 25, 2019 Josiah B. (J.B.) Thomas (1827-1898).
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Josiah B. Thomas (J.B. Thomas) will, which includes on page ten $50,000 to the town of Peabody for the establishment of a hospital. There are no specific directives in the will as to how this is to be done. The will was proved January 2, 1899. Rec. Book 540, Page 28. Essex, ss. Probate Office, July 14, 1899. Atteat: J.T. Mahoney, Register. The money was used to build and equip the hospital. The money ran out and was not adequate to run the hospital the City of Peabody appropriated a sum of...
Topics: Josiah B. (J.B.) Thomas (1827-1898)., Josiah B. (J.B.) Thomas (1827-1898)--Will., J.B. Thomas...
Peabody MA History Collection
Jan 18, 2019 Various Authors
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The first president of the Ladies Association was Mrs. Henry (Eunice) Cook. She was born in Danvers as Eunice Winchester (1795-1872). In 1816, she married Henry Cook (1793-1875). Though he had once been involved in the export of soap, by the time of his death, his occupation was listed as that of a gentleman. A great number of the letters sent to the Ladies Association were addressed to Mrs. Henry (Eunice) Cook. The letters she received describe the casualties who poured into Washington D.C....
Topics: Eunice Winchester (1795-1872), Almira L. Fales (d.1868)
Peabody MA History Collection
Jan 4, 2019 Alfred S. (Alfred Seelye) Roe (1844-1917)
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This is seventeen pages (17) from  The Thirty-ninth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, 1862-1865 . These pages cover the history and members of Company A who were from South Danvers / Peabody.
Topics: Civil War 1861-1865, 39th Massachusetts Volunteers, 39th Massachusetts Volunteers--Company A, South...
Peabody MA History Collection
Jan 2, 2019 Francis Parkman (1823-1893)
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A letter from Francis Parkman to Rev. Andrew Bigelow that is dated 1816 July 31. The letter was written in Boston. The letter is about advice traveling to England. Here is a transcription of parts of the letter. Note this is not a full transcription. My dear sir, At Liverpool, you will find the "Liverpool Arms", on the "Star + Garter", the best public house.  In your rout to London, you can take Manchester Birmingham Warwick to Warwick Castle, Stratford Upon Avon,...
Topics: Andrew Bigelow (1795-1877), Francis Parkman (1823-1893)
Peabody Institute Library Collection
Dec 28, 2018 Nancy C. Barthelemy
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A list of donations to the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts from 1853 to about 1919. They are not in chronicial order.
Topics: Peabody Institute--Peabody (Mass), Peabody Institute--Peabody (Mass)--Donations
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Dec 19, 2018 South Congregational Church
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A photocopy of the subscribers to the first South Congregational Church, which is the oldest church in Peabody. This is form about 1709-1710.
Topics: South Congregational Church, South Danvers (Mass.)-History, South Church
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 19, 2018 Salem Evening News
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Salem Evening News the issue is from Sunday 1, January 1893. Peabody Edition. Focuses on events and statistics of Peabody for 1892. Includes locations of Peabody Fire Alarm boxes; --full list of news carriers for Peabody --summary of events in Peabody for 1892 --upcoming holidays and events for 1893 --Boston & Maine railroad schedule --information regarding Peabody Post Office --Mail delivery closing for Peabody and surrounding towns --Mail arrival for Peabody and surrounding towns Facts...
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--Description, Salem Evening News
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 19, 2018 Danvers Firefly
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The first issue of the Danvers Firefly that was published semi-occasionally at 1 Allen's Building in what is now Peabody.  The issue includes list of officers for Town of Danvers, along with miscellany tidbits of information. 
Topics: Danvers (Mass.)--History--Newspaper, South Danvers (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.) - History
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 19, 2018 The Peabody Press
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A years worth of The Peabody Press from 1886. NOTE: Issues maybe missing, and, or, some pages may be out of order.
Topics: The Peabody Press, Peabody (Mass.)--Newspaper
Peabody MA History Collection
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Some newspaper clippings from the South Danvers Wizard that relate to the Ladies Aid Society, which was a committee of the South Congregational Church. The Society helped ministers and missionaries in Midwestern states. They did offer some help during the Civil War.
Topics: South Congregational Church, South Congregational Church--Ladies Aid Society, South Danvers Wizard,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 18, 2018
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Obituary for Charles Poole (1825-1880) who was the brother of Fitch Poole.
Topic: Charles Poole (1825-1880)
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 18, 2018
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Obituary for Peabody resident Lewis W. Elliott from 1876 March 29.
Topic: Lewis W. Elliott ( -1876)
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 18, 2018
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Edward Hammond was born in Marblehead about 1796 and died in Peabody, MA on 1872 January 25.
Topic: Edward Hammond (abt. 1796-1872)
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 18, 2018
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Abbie Stuart Anthony's obituary. She was born in 1824 and died on 1876 March 13. This obituary is from 1876 March 22.
Topic: Abbie Stuart Anthony (1824-1876)
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 18, 2018
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Obituary for Abel Proctor from 1879 December 31. He is buried in Monumental Cemetery, Peabody, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Name: Abel Proctor Gender: Male Death Date: 30 Dec 1879 Death Place: Peabody, Essex, Massachusetts Age: 79 Birth Date: 1800 Birthplace: Peabody Occupation: Merchant Marital Status: Single Father's Name: Johnson Father's Birthplace: Peabody Mother's Name: Lydia Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B06747-5 System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy Source Film Number: 960216...
Topics: Abel Proctor (1800-1879), Abel Proctor (1800-1879)--Obituary
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 14, 2018 Danvers Courier
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The Danvers Courier was published by George R. Carlton of Danvers, MA. It was a weekly publication that was first published on Vol. 1, no. 1 (Mar. 15, 1845) and ceased publication in 1849. It was published simultaneously in South Danvers [Peabody], Mass. The newspapers here is the third (3rd) volume from number 8 to number 50 and cover the years 1847 March 22 to 1848 March 11. Pages maybe out of order and missing - issues 2 through 7 are missing.
Topics: Danvers Courier, Danvers Courier Newspaper, Danvers (Mass.), Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper, United...
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 13, 2018 Danvers Courier
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The Danvers Courier was published by George R. Carlton of Danvers, MA. It was a weekly publication that was first published on Vol. 1, no. 1 (Mar. 15, 1845) and ceased publication in 1849. It was published simultaneously in South Danvers [Peabody], Mass. The newspapers here is the first issues of the third (3rd) volume from 1847 April 3..
Topics: Danvers Courier, Danvers Courier Newspaper, Danvers (Mass.), Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper, United...
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 13, 2018 Danvers Courier
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The  Danvers Courier  was published by George R. Carlton of Danvers, MA. It was a weekly publication that was first published on Vol. 2, no. 1 (Mar. 15, 1845) and ceased publication in 1849. It was published simultaneously in South Danvers [Peabody], Mass. The newspapers here cover the time period from 1846 March 28 until 1847, March 27.
Topics: Danvers Courier, Danvers Courier Newspaper, Danvers (Mass.), Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper, United...
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 13, 2018 Danvers Courier
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The Danvers Courier was published by George R. Carlton of Danvers, MA. It was a weekly publication that was first published on Vol. 1, no. 1 (Mar. 15, 1845) and ceased publication in 1849. It was published simultaneously in South Danvers [Peabody], Mass. The newspapers here cover the time period from 1845 March 15 until 1846, March 14.
Topics: Danvers Courier, Danvers Courier Newspaper, Danvers (Mass.), Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper, United...
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 12, 2018 The Peabody Press
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An article that appeared in the Peabody Press in an unknown year that offers a short and concise history of tanning in Peabody.
Topics: The Peabody Press, Peabody Press, Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--Tanning
Peabody Institute Library Collection
Dec 12, 2018 Peabody Institute Library
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These are index cards that have genealogy information about the Poor family of Peabody. The information was collected from the local newspapers and typed onto index cards. Note: the back of the index cards were not digitized they were blank and had no information on them.
Topics: Poor, Poor Family, Poor Family Genealogy
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 12, 2018 The Peabody Press
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An article that appeared in the Peabody Press during an unknown year about the early history of the Fire Department what is now Peabody.
Topics: Fire Department--Peabody (Mass.), Peabody Press, Peabody (Mass.)--History
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 12, 2018 South Danvers Wizard
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A collection of printed letters that appeared in the South Danvers Wizard in 1861. These letters were from soldiers who were from Peabody and serving in various places in the U.S. at the time. There is some additional information at the beginning to provide some additional context.
Topics: Civil War--United States., Civil War--United States--Correspondence, South Danvers Wizard--Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 12, 2018 Danvers W.P.A.
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Listing of those who died in wars and are buried in Danvers.
Topics: WPA, Works Progress Administration, Cemetery, Danvers (Mass.)--Cemetery
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 6, 2018 R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers
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1940 Polk City Directory for Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead. The book contains an alphabetical directory of businesses, private citizens, a street and avenue guide and directory of householders, and additional information about the various towns and cities. Published by the R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 6, 2018 R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers
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1936 Polk City Directory for Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead. The book contains an alphabetical directory of businesses, private citizens, a street and avenue guide and directory of householders, and additional information about the various towns and cities. Published by the R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers. The price of the book in 1936 was $15.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 6, 2018 R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers
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1935 Polk City Directory for Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead. The book contains an alphabetical directory of businesses, private citizens, a street and avenue guide and directory of householders, and additional information about the various towns and cities. Published by the R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers. The price of the book in 1935 was $15.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 6, 2018 R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers
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1932 Polk City Directory for Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead. The book contains an alphabetical directory of businesses, private citizens, a street and avenue guide and directory of householders, and additional information about the various towns and cities. Published by the R.L. Polk & Co of New England Publishers. The price of the book in 1932 was $15.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 5, 2018 Crosby Publishing Co.
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Crosby Directory that was compiled by Crosby Publishing Company for the towns of Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead for 1929. The book contains a list of people and business, town governments, socities, streets, maps and other information. Note that in small print it reads volume 2. It is unlcear if there is another volume to this or if the 1929 is volume 1. The book was published by Crosby Publishing Co. in Wollaston MA. The price of the book was $15.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 5, 2018 Crosby Publishing Co.
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Crosby Directory that was compiled by Crosby Publishing Company for the towns of Salem, Peabody, Danvers and Marblehead for 1929. The book contains a list of people and business, town governments, socities, streets, maps and other information. The book was published by Crosby Publishing Co. in Wollaston MA. The price of the book was $15.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Dec 5, 2018 Henry M. Meek Publishing Co.
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Naumkeag Directory that was compiled by Henry M. Meek for the towns of Salem, Beverly, Danvers, Peabody and Marblehead for 1918. The book contains a list of people and business and other places including local interest for the respective towns. The book was published by Henry M. Meek Publishing Co. at the Salem. The price of the book was $5.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)—Description, Peabody (Mass.)—History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Nov 30, 2018 Charles D. Howard, Proprietor & Fitch Poole, Editor
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Issues of the  South Danvers Wizard for the year 1861. Pages and issues might be missing. Humorist and editor was Fitch Poole, "in whose columns appeared many of his best productions and most characteristic bits of humor, in which passing events were depicted with a spirit and wit which made the paper widely known" from History of Essex County, Massachusetts: With Biographical ..., Volume 2, Part 1.
Topics: South Danvers Wizard, The Wizard 1859-1860, South Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Nov 28, 2018 Charles D. Howard, Proprietor & Fitch Poole, Editor
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December 1860 of issues of The Wizard , which would become The South Danvers Wizard . Humorist and editor was Fitch Poole, "in whose columns appeared many of his best productions and most characteristic bits of humor, in which passing events were depicted with a spirit and wit which made the paper widely known" from History of Essex County, Massachusetts: With Biographical ..., Volume 2, Part 1.
Topics: South Danvers Wizard, The Wizard 1859-1860, South Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Nov 28, 2018 Charles D. Howard, Proprietor & Fitch Poole, Editor
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Two full years worth (1859-1960) of issues of The Wizard, which would become The South Danvers Wizard. Humorist and editor was Fitch Poole, "in whose columns appeared many of his best productions and most characteristic bits of humor, in which passing events were depicted with a spirit and wit which made the paper widely known" from  History of Essex County, Massachusetts: With Biographical ..., Volume 2, Part 1.
Topics: South Danvers Wizard, The Wizard 1859-1860, South Danvers (Mass.)--Newspaper,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Nov 28, 2018 Samuel T. Damon (Danvers Eagle) / Danvers Whig publisher unknown.
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Note: pages may be missing or out of order. The Danvers Eagle from volume 1 number 2 to volume 1 number 32 the Wednesday, April 16, 1845 issue. According to the  Municipal History of Essex County in Massachusetts, Volume 2 edited by Benjamin F. Arrington the Danvers Eagle was published for about one (1) year beginning in 1844. It was conducted by Samuel T. Damon. Also included is the Danvers Whig from Saturday, October 5, 1844 (vol. 1, number 1 to Saturday, October 19, 1844 vol. 1, number 3.)...
Topics: Danvers Eagle, Danvers (Mass.), Danvers (Mass.)--History, Danvers (Mass.)--Newspapers, The Danvers...
Peabody MA History Collection
Nov 21, 2018 South Congregational Church - Peabody MA
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Program for the services at the Funeral of George Peabody at the South Congregational Church, Peabody, Mass, Tuesday, February 8, 1870.
Topics: George Peabody 1795-1869, George Peabody 1795-1869—Funeral, George Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
Nov 21, 2018 Peabody Fence Viewers
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Records maintained by the South Danvers/Peabody Fence Viewers. Letters sent to various property owners and filed in volume have been separated and placed in City Records Box. Those include letters sent to: James Pike of Danvers Marica Argeros (formerly Stavopoulo) Annie Doran To the City Clerk's Office regarding Peter Gaieski's application for fence between his property and that of Jeremiah Quirk's.  This also includes a plot plan of the property which has been filed with the maps.
Topics: Marica Argeros, Elmer Blake, Peabody (Mass.)—Boundaries, Peabody (Mass.)—Fences, Town of...
Peabody MA History Collection
Nov 21, 2018 The Henry M. Meek Publishing Company
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Naumkeag Directory that was compiled by Henry M. Meek for the towns of Salem, Beverly, Danvers, Peabody, Hamilton, Whenham, Middleton and Topsfield for 1912-1913. The book contains a list of people and business and other places including local interest for the respective towns. The book was published by Henry M. Meek in Salem. The price of the book was $4.50.
Topics: Peabody (Mass.)--Description, Peabody (Mass.)--History, Peabody (Mass.)--Street Directory, Peabody...
Peabody MA History Collection
Nov 16, 2018 J.B. Thomas Hospital Trustees
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A copy of the "Request For Proposal Issued by the Board of Trustees of J.B. Thomas Hospital." The report was issued on February 14, 1992 and was created because the City of Peabody would no longer subsidize the Hospital due to financial constraints. This has gotten the Board to consider what options are available. The report outlines the current issues and status of the hospital. This report would be issues one year before the hospital was transfer or sold to Kindred Healthcare Inc.
Topics: J.B. Thomas Hospital--Peabody (Mass.), J.B. Thomas Hospital--Board of Trustees--Peabody (Mass.),...
Peabody MA History Collection
Nov 14, 2018 Anne Gilmore, Editor-in-Chief
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An issue of The Observer volume 20 (XX) number 1 from December 1942. The literary journal is printed by the Peabody High School. Key staff members: Phyllis Levchuk, associate Editor Neil Wiggin, Pauline Feldman, Norma Beane & Richard Batchelder - Literary Editors Norrine Whiting, art editor Mildred Alevras, alumni editor Lionel Silva & Jane Merrow, athletic editors The table of contents are: Staff Frontispiece by Jacqueline Doody '43 Home For Christmas The Gate I Make A...
Topics: The Observer, The Observer--Peabody High School (Peabody Mass.)--Literary Journal, Peabody High...
Peabody MA History Collection
Nov 7, 2018 Town Clerk
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A list of female voters from the year 1892. These woman would have been allowed to vote in school committee elections. In June of 1892 the poll tax for women in Massachusetts is abolished. Woman still need to be able to read and write the right.
Topic: Peabody (Mass.)--Voting--Woman
Peabody MA History Collection
Nov 7, 2018 Salem MA, Peabody MA, Middleton MA, Lynn, MA, Danvers MA, Lynnfield MA
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Perambulation of Bounds between Peabody and neighboring towns. Includes statements and agreements with Salem; Middleton; Lynn and Lynnfield in terms of the boundaries with Peabody. Also included are some maps of the the boundaries with each City and Town. Perambulation is a legal instrument by which people walk the boundaries of property and towns to make sure they were clearly marked and that people would know exactly where the lines are.
Topics: Peabody (Mass)--Boundaries, Peabody (Mass)--Boundaries--Perambulation, Salem (Mass)--Boundaries,...
Peabody MA History Collection
Nov 7, 2018 Unknown
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A photo negative dated 28, March 1938. The photo is of a quarry in Peabody.
Topic: Peabody (Mass.)--History--Pictorial works.